Spatial Strategies

Faculty member Ben Moren discusses his new app project on Forecast Public Art.

MCBA's 2015 Winter Book

In celebration of Minnesota Center for Book Arts' thirtieth anniversary, their annual Winter Book features the writings of their artist community, including faculty members Karen Wirth and Jody Williams.

New MCAD MFA Gallery and Studios

The MFA program is moving closer to MCAD's main campus!

Work by Luisa Rivera

Luisa Rivera ’15, MFA, has been selected as one of the ten best illustrators of the year by Scene 360.

Painting for Illustrators

“MCAD is a creative environment . . . it's a nurturing, supportive, and professional place."

Works by Stangler

Ross Stangler ’05 was recently featured in Crave for his innovative, homemade furniture. 

Work by Tom Schroeder

MCAD faculty member Tom Schroeder was recently interviewed by Chris Robinson, Animation writer for the Animation Pimpcast.

Hi, I screen printed your face.

Current student Kendra Ruesken presents her first solo show Hi, I screen printed your face this Saturday at Fifth Element.

Magnolias by Isabela Cruz

Congratulations to students Isabela Cruz and Lindsay Lundgren on having two prints each accepted to the Student International Small Print Show (SIPS) in Egypt!


Two students give us the lowdown on the seemingly daunting but actually awesomely helpful Junior Review.

Maya Kendell

Every summer, high school students spend three weeks at MCAD finding out what college life is really like.

Newport Annual Members' Juried Exhibition 2016

MCAD president Jay Coogan will be the juror for this year's Newport Annual Members' Juried Exhibition.

The Plain Sense of Things

Lara Rodriguez (a.k.a. Lara Mimosa Montes) is featured in the group exhibition The Plain Sense of Things, where she will show her project The Cinderella Complex-XXX.

Work by Amy Sands

Faculty member Amy Sands will be featured in an upcoming Minneapolis exhibition.


MFA student Leslie Barlow chats about the Minnesota State Fair, starring in an episode of MN Original, and creating paintings for the new Vikings Stadium.

some bugs are silly by Shawn McCann

Shawn McCann ’02 will be in Wahpeton this week for a book signing event at the Red Door Art Gallery. 

Bower Bird Exhibition

MCAD alumni Francesca Bushko and Lindsay Nohl are some of the selected artists to participate in the upcoming Bower Bird Exhibition that the Light Grey Art Lab will be hosting.

Jay Coogan

Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement Cindy Theis and I have just returned from visits with alumni in New York and Chicago. It was very inspiring to see and hear what our alumni are doing in these communities. I am headed to San Francisco to meet with alumni in the Bay Area on November 5 at the office of Rich Bumgarner ’94.

Nick Ruiz

Finding the perfect gift to give is not always easy, and it usually grows more difficult with a generation gap.

Lockstadt's design for I AM MPLS

Allegra Lockstadt ’10 is the designer behind the latest branding for I AM MPLS.

Mono No Aware

Faculty member Sam Hoolihan is featured in Mono No Aware in Brooklyn, New York.

Virtual Reality by Google

“This project and class has pushed me to go beyond my limits.” –Anna Taberko

Reflection participating artists

Current MFA students Leslie Barlow and Christopher Selleck will be featured in the upcoming Made Here exhibition. 

Jonathon Miles

On Monday night, students gathered 'round for MCAD's annual Thanksgiving Feast and talked about their own holiday traditions.